Hyatt Hotels Corp., Unite Here! reach national agreement

(Pacific Business News) Hyatt Hotels Corp. and Unite Here said Monday that they have reached a national agreement that resolves some longstanding disputes between the hotel chain and the hotel workers’ union at several properties, including the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa.

National Hyatt union agreement covers Hawaii

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) Labor union UNITE HERE and Hyatt Hotels Corp. have announced a national agreement resolving longstanding disputes.

Two Hotel Protests Held In Waikiki

(KITV 4) Employees at the Modern Honolulu have been without a contract since the hotel changed hands in 2011, while union workers at the Pacific Beach have been without a contract for a decade. On Wednesday, many workers rallied in front of their hotels to let management know they want a deal.

More hotels settle with Unite Local 5

(Pacific Business News) Unite Here Local 5 says it is nearing settlements for the remaining 25 percent of its members still working without a labor contract more than a year-and-a-half after those contracts — representing about 6,000 Hawaii hotel workers — expired.

Parade honors Martin Luther King Jr.

(Hawaii News Now) WAIKIKI – He is considered our nation’s foremost Civil Rights leader, who not only helped change the discourse about equality in our nation, but the world. Monday, Honolulu paid tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with a parade through Waikiki and Unity Rally at Kapiolani Park in his honor.